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VOL. XLVIII NO. 177.
DOCK ISLAND, IX. L., TUESDAY. MAY 1.",, 1900.
TRICE THREE CENTS.
THE FATE OF
Reports Differ Materially
With Reference to Sit
uation. ONE THAT IT HAS FALLEN.
Another to the Effect That
Force of Boers is Cap
tured. London. M-ty 15. A special from
Lorenzo Manjuez says it is reported a
lrge force of Boera has been captured
by the British at Makeking.
Pretoria reports on the other hand
that Mafeking has fallen.
London, May 15. The war oflice
has received the following from Bai
ler: "Dundee, Slav 15. At noon we
occupied Dundee. About 5J.500 of the
enemy left yesterday for Glencoe,
here thev entrained their wagons
nnd also left yesterday by De Jsgers
Drift and the Dannbauser road. Their
K:tlliers said they -were goinjr to
Bning's Nek. Almost every bouse in
Dundee is completely looted. Navi
iration colliery is all nirht. ibe ma.
ohinery of Dundee colleries is de
st roved. The houses of the town
weredaruaged, but structurally are in
tact." liner Force Congregating-.
Kroonstad, May 14. It is reported
the whole Boer forces are concentrat
ing on the Vaal and withdrawing from
Biggarslierg RQl southwestern bor
ders. It is computed that not more
than iJ.UUO Free Staters will tight on
the Vaal. Railway communication
with this place is expected to be open
Thursiay. The transport is working
smoothly. Troops and horses are
receiving full rations. Water is
plentiful and the health of the troops
Brands Drift. May Bundle
completely checkmated an attempt of
the Boers to come south again,
and the enemy is retiring before the
persistent alvance of the British.
Manv were captured or surrendered.
There were 150 at Thone yesterday
and toitay. among thenj Steyn's
brother. The Bady brand district is
.-lear of Boers. Tney have evacuated
Mojuatling nek and are now near
lo. It is rumored
Kruger has ordered
the Iortu;e-e consul
to leave the
imi nsii unci: moke kkch in ndkk.
.lark Again at the t'olnt
Bonrtot'i.May 1.1. t.'ctici al Buller Las
al last been beard from in action
again, lit has. it se.-ms. driven the
Boers from tlieir strong piitloti in the
Biggarsberg. mid has ciipiol Dun
dee, where tlie war Itcgau and where
Jeneral Synionds fell. There i noth
ing otlleial from the scene at this wril
inc. but the following is a -pe i.il I:s
l.tch from Stone Hill Farm. N.Cal.
Cen. Bullet's advance commence!
Thursday, when he left I-adysmith in
turciiRth. When within two mih-s of
Helpmakaar the Bovrs opened a heavy
rtillerv fire an.! the British guns rc-pli.-d.
while a jHirtion of Btillor's troop
forked round the I'.it Ranks. The
British attack whs pressed home Suu
!.iy. Bethime. on the right, out
ranked the liocr. whone sj.lendid le
Ie2is: iH.jtiTions oil the Btggandwrg
were practi.-ally taken. tb-n. Buller' s
inareh utt'iiVnt to the attack was
carried out without a hitch. The
British are Mill pushing on."
Another disjatch anounir the ar
r:al of British troor at DunJi.
Ko.n Jlrln Attack Mafekiag.
A dispatch Troin ITeloria is po
lished, dated May V2. which says:
AjfluUt&iiaa Ixxa Lsjtue-I Ler
announcing Chat the unttsn are ad
vancing against the federals at Help
makaar and Toaders. Xck. The burgh
ers this morning attacked Mafeking.
The telegraphist, at Malopo says that
a heavy ritJe and cannon tire was
heard lx-fore G o'clock today and that
the 'kaffir location' was in flames with
in an hour and was totally destroyed
At 1 o'clock, he adds, everything was
Roer Women Ak for Arms.
At a meeting of Afrikander wo
men held yesterday it was resolved to
ask the government for arms and am
munition and sugzest that they do the
work of the men officials in the town
who they declared, "ought to be fight
Ing at the front. The resolution was
carried unanimously. The Volkstern
asserts that the Bri'ish prisoners In
the hands of the Boers will first feel
the effects of the embargo placed on
tinned meats anil clothing destined for
the Transvaal at Iielagoo. bay.
TREATMENT OF FKISOXEKS
Sahject of Interchange of Telegrams
tween Knberu nod Kruger.
London. May 1.1. The war ottiee has
published n dispatch from Ird Bib
erts dated Krooustad. Suudny. May 13,
siving the correspondence l;tweeu
I .on I Jtoiierts ami I'resideut Kruger
rcdaiive to the alleged ill-treatmi at
colonial tiri.-t'tn rs. The Transvaal's
reply was to the etTeet that there was
no differenv-e in the treatment of tlie
colonial end o: her prisoneis. and that
otdy u few wlio had contravened niar
ti):l law or who had tried to escap?, or
who. it had heeri susjiectd, migiit try
to t-seape, had been pl:.-eil in jail fo
seeurily. Otherwise they had been
treated like the other prisoners of war.
Kegarding enteric fever, the govern
ment (i tlie iransvaai said it was pre
valent among the civil rmpul.iti n as
well as among the prisoners, and ever,
remedial im-.i-i.rf had been taken.
Lord l:. hilts replied April tha
!:e was KlaI to rei-eive rresideiit Krn
ger's assurani-es, and xiuted out that
no difteleliees W:'.s ii :ide by the BritUb
authorities in egard to the Boer pr'.s
or.eis agaiiisr wnom there mihl le
reainai 1 j.'rfiiini for suspieion that
they would try to escape, adding that
sued e.i'ei!liUS gave room for aot.se
by ol'.i. i.ils without the knowledge
the a ii : horit :
Koieits also s nds an otticial dis
patch aimouui-ii. iitiother violation of
the white tlag by Boers at a kraal on
May lo The v.h'te tlag was llyili
over t!.e kraal and a party of Britis.i
rode lift when it v.as tired on from tin
kraal, killing .':iita!n Klsworthv and
tvoutidii.'g tv.- llier ottieers and :i;
t:ring nvc o'l'rers : nd twenty-one iren.
When tired on the British were uusad
dling tiieir horses.
in i i f u s oiei:atins.
Urkn Into Territory the llorr
fle'ii 4o-rriiini for lotith.
Loudon. .May 1.1.- enoral Huiler's
turning of tlie Biggarsburg tMisition
was effei tt'd by a IhiM u:ov-mei)t. The
ItiHT had evacuated llelpmakaar, bat
were maRiug a stand last veiling at
Bleskoplangte. seven miles from liiin-
dee. 'i'he corps mi the spot regarded
this as a rear guard action, intended
to cover Uic ivtreat ol tlie army. At
ic same time liciieral Ilildyard took
ludoha. and it is ieior;cd that th-
Boers withdrew in disorder.
tleiicral Buller. who seems to be cm-
ploying Ids full strength. Is exM-tsl to
push on. He is breaking Into British
territirv whi- li liaU be-ii ndministereil
for six months by the Trausvaalers as
though it were part of the rePtiblie,
they hohlllig courts add levying taxes.
His success, therefore, has poliritiil as
Well as iiiditarv cotiseinieliees.
While Lord l:der;s" infantry is con
cent ratine at KriMtustad. where it will
rest for a day or two. his horsemen
have penetrated eighteen miles north
ward. Two hundred Boers who had
hidden in the river jungles near Kroon-
stad toe. .iie service ha ve surrendered
the British and taken the oath of
Nothing definite Iih been beard
about the rcli.-r .f Mafcking. The
I 'ape Town eorreondents colli inue to
wire that relief is imminent, tixing to-
lay or tomorrow a- probable dales.
Inquirers at the war ortii e are told that
the news f the relief w il be made
public iiniiiediaiely on its receipt.
Ill- same stoi ies of disintegration
come trion nearly nxery point where
the l!ngl;sh correstxitictits are. Mr.
IIolIaw-!l. formerly a corresMndetit at
Mafekillg. H li was put over theTrans-
vaal tiorder. ti-legraphlng from l.oii-
reiizo Marques, savs: .ludilug irom
talks hate had with the Boers the
end ot tlie war will com ein a month
r six weeks. Mr. Meiip-kn mp. chair
man of the second raad. traveled with
me. I gathered from him
that the whole available force of the
Transvaal was now in the ticM. the
final commandeering having taken place
tst Thursday, and that it is only the
MwerfuI magnetism of Ireident Km
per that hohls his Imrshers together."
lias Hopes for Mafekiag.
London. May 1.1. The parliamentary
secrctarv of the war otiu-, Mr. tieorge
Wyndham. rcplving to a ipicstioti in
the ho;w of commons yesterday, d1-
diuel to divulge Iord BolHTts' plans
for the relief of Mafekihg. but he adl-
el that he 1iohsI they wouhl shoitly
I am sorry to disappoint yon. yonng
man. said the great railway masrnate
to the reporter who had called in for
the purpose of writing him tip, "but
did not tegin at the lottoni and
work my way up. I never blacked
the loots of the engine wipers and
never carried beer for the janitor of
the roundhouse. I was kicked through
college by my father. Inherited a for
tune, which 1 invested in railroad
shares, and I hold this Job leoause 1
liave votes enough to control it. It Is
too tad. mr voting friend, but we can't '
all he self made men. We would
come tiresome." And he bowed
caller out. Chicago Tribune.
When a man Is hungry, he doesn't
waste much time readiLj the bill of
fare. Coicaj-o New.
FUSILLADE OF LEAD.
St. Louis Police Catch Wire. Cut
ters in the Act and Fire -on
BOBODY EITHEE HIT OS CAPTUEED
Suburban Line Gives in to the Strikers
Negotiations w ith the Transit
Other Labor Troubles.
St. Lon is. May 1.1. Nearly liftv shots
were fired In an encounter between
fuards anil wire-cutters near Brent
wood, on the Meremac division of the
Suburban road yesterday. The light
took place a quarter of a mile from the
power house at Brentwood. Four men
guarding the property of the Suburban
eaw two men on foot and one on
horseback moving along the car trucks,
One began climbwig a wooden trolley
pole, carrying a pair of shears. The
guards oid-ned fire at the climber, who
Mid to the ground. The three nu-u re
turned the idiots and tied, with more
bullets following them.
St. Louis. May 1.1. There were im
portant developments in the street car
MAYOR QKNRT ZIEGEXBErS.
strike situation yesterday. At a confer
ence held iM-tween the otucials ol the
Suburban KaiKvay company the only
svstem in St. louis not controlled by
tlie St. I-ouis Tran-it company and ou
which a strike was inaugurated ten
::ts prior to that occl.-ircit on the
Transit sy.-tem ami tlie employes of
that load ai amicable adjustment was
fleeted jfl'd the men relumed to work
Titiih of the Snburl an Srttlrinrut,
By the airre.-iiietit entensl into be
tween iJelieral Manager .leiikihs. of the
Suburban load, aid tieorge V. WihmI
wortli. chairiuaii of tlie grievance com
mittee which settled tie strike, all dif
ferences were snoiiiitted to arbitra
tion. The ii tst t:estlou involves a de
cision of the violation of tlie agree
ment of April The arbitrators are
tu decide whether the company or its
employes violated that agreement. If
thes dei-isiou is in favor of tin-company
then all the men are to return to work
i lid comply witli the terms of the
igreement of April '. Jenkins agreeing
to do the same. If the decision is
igainst Manager Jenkins. then the
omp.iny agrees to arbitrate all ques
tions at Issue between it and its em
( onfi-rnrr 0rr th Transit Strike.
I'resident Whlttaker, of the Transit
ompaiiy. said after adjournment of a
onferehee that met 3'esterday to talk
d settling his troubles: "There is
nothing to be said about the conference.
ecaiise nothing definite has leen done.
We talked, and that isall. Propositions
iave been made and are under' consid-
ratioti. No one was authorized to
speak for the meeting, because our
iiMnos has not been concluded. I am
not in the habit of giving out informa
tion unless it is correct, and therefore
there is no use saying anvthing unless
it is tinal and otticial. There will be
nothing more to give out tonight. I
stand ready at any time to meet repre
sentatives of the employes for further
i ne iMitmriKiu company had no difll
riiltv in m.iiiiiiuniiig a thorough mu
lling schedule yesterday and no seri
ous demonstration on that tine oc-
urr-d. on the Trausit company's
system there were a number of demon
stration more noisy than otherwise.
Iu one instance the jiolice were obliged
to charge on a crowd of strike sympa
thizers to disperse it. and in a number
of instances used the flat side of their
sabres in accomplir-hiug their punose.
No casua!:h-s of a s.-rious nature were
repotted during the day.
I'ESSIMlsTI rKKsIET HOCK.
I.alxtr I rnlrr X ho I'aint t nili Sam In
Iienver. t'oio.. May 1.1. In hi ad-
lres at the opening of the annual con
vention of the Western Federation of
Miners yesterday rresideiit Boy.vsaid;
I will say without hesitation or
fear of contradiction that in
the grandest republic ever organized in
the world we are fast descending to a
condition worse than ha ever existed
in any monarchy on earth. It I kime
for lalioraig j-op!e to say that no mil
itary tlesp.it shall exist in any state or
county of thi country.
-We should not longer endure the ac
tion of th.- Jndzes sitting on the bench
of the f'nted State supreme ciirt who
issue injunctions restraining lalorfrg
men. There seem ;i relief to be ex
pet t--d from any political organization
existing today. I am sorry to say. and
all hope of gaining relief thr.vjgh poli
tics mut come when we come to the
point where we can rely epotiourselve
to cat a united vote."
Another Later Fight la Kanaaa Ity.
Kansas. City, MayLoFoUjBgut
tneir aeciarM mrenuon or last week
the builders' trade lockout became ef
fective yesterday. Members of the
club say that about Soo carpenters,
painters, tinners and plasterers were
locked out, while the union men declare
that bat toetween :;ik. and 400 are af
fected. The lockout is a test of
strength between the boss builders and
the unions. The lookout was ordered
by the master builders in an effort to
break up the Building Trades t'ounell
and force each union to treat with con
tractors independent of all other un
ions. Street Car Stnkr Pnrailr.
Kansas t'ity. May 11. The street
railway strike here wa devoid of ex
citing ine'dent yesterday. The strik
ers, to the number of about L'tsi. pa
raded the streets with a brass baud iu
the afternoon, appearing on the streets
after the chief of olice had refused to
issue a permit for the parade and an
tippeal to Mayor Keed had been re
torted to, the mayor issuing the permit.
Labor I'nions in a War.
Tampa. ITa.. May 11. The lalor
troubles here have takeu a turn for the
worse. There is now a general strike
in all the cigar factories of the Havana-American
company in this city.
and about I.ishi are out. The trouble
is a struggle between the labor un
ions, each trying to make the strike
settle the superiority of one over th
INHERITANCE JTAX IS VALID.
National Supreme Court lei tared the
lVhole Law I roper uaii Good.
Washington. May 1.1. The supretin
court of the Fnited -States yesterday
announced opinions in the cases
arising under the inheritance
tax provision of the war rev
enue not. and also iu a case mvolv-
ing the applicability of the state In-
iiertance tax law or aw l oik to es
tates ooniioNod of government Ininds.
There were five decisions under the
lederal law and one under the state
law. but two of the former class ap
plied, as did one of tlie latter .-lass, to
the taxation ol government Ixiuds.
The court held that neither under
the state nor the national enact incur
were national bonds exempt from taxa
tion. The validity of the general fed
eral law was alii lined, but it was held
to le purely applicable to legacies aud
hot to the entire estates ot deceased
persons, tin' court hoiaing that "the
tax is on the passing of jlegacies or dis
tributive share of jerii malty, with a
progressive rate on cich. separately
determined by the sum 4f such legacies
or distributive shares."'
ICecor.1 of the N'atl.ainl t;an.e.
Cliicaan, May 1.1. I.tjague scores on
the diamond yesterday were as fol-
ws: At Chicago New York O. Chi
cago 4: at Pittsburg Boston M. I'itts-
burg ": at St. Bonis Brooklyn :i. St.
Louis J: at Cincinnati --1'liil.Mlelphia
American Ieague: it Buffalo Mil-
wnikee !. Buffalo li;at Cleveland
Minneapolis 3. Clevelatid c.; at lh-troit
Chicago .1. I et r lit Ildat Indianapolis
Kansas City ;. India!,. iisilis 11.
- -- -
Avenge.1 llimaelf by Mfrlple Crime,
Butte. Mont.. Ma
l'ausiein. a well-know
Il athlete, shot
and killed Alexander T
Ite. matiaver f
il butchering inncpni
ously woiindi-d Mrs.
dioi and serl-
and then committed sui
wife sH-urel a divorc.I on account of
cruelty. l'austein ehiirgod Tate and
his wife with being responsible for
the separation of himsif aud wife and
tvonged hims-lf in thalHve manner.
Illggeot -Old Glory" fii the World.
Washington. May 4.1. Ferdinand
I'.H-k. Fnited Slates coctmissionor gen
eral to the I'aris exnnfcitiou. recently
requested 1he loan fvthe large Hag
which hangs in the pension ortice. It
wa the intention, he fanl. to II oat it
ou the l-.itfel tower ou the 1- ourlQ of
lu!y. Secretary Ilitch.ek has tied fled
to grant the repies1i 1 his is the
largest American tlag in the world,
measuring L;..1o f.-ct.
Chargml with Plotting kaination.
Montgomery . Ala., ay 1.1. War
rants were sworn out jeniay tor the
arrest of Warren S. Beese, Fnited
States district attornev -for the middle
listrict of Alabama: Julian II. Bing
ham, internal revenne collector for
Mabauia. and Frank Mot-ague, on a
barge of conspiracy to kill certain
doorkeepers a I the state capitol on the
day of the meeting of the Itepublicau
state convent ion.
Fool I mk of a llrunken Iluvhond.
Tiffin. O.. May 1.1. Mrs. W. .1. Wil
son wa so severely Imriied nltoiit Un
lace and upper part of tin- lxxly that
she will lo-e ner eyesight. She ami
her husband were in bed. the latter
having been dritiking heavily for the
past several days, lie lighted a eigar-
tte and the iM-d clothing le-.nne
Igmt.sl. Hetore Mrs. U Uvm could es-
ap sli wa terribly burned.
Comprou. ied on the Hoer hnue.
1'xM.toti. May 1.1. 'Jlje lower branch
of the Massachusetts legislature yes-
terdav passed a compromise r-solution
on the Bo.-r war. comcrattilating I'resi
dent McKinley Umhi the attitude which
he has maintaitied. with an amendment
expres;ng a hope that joace might
Minn le declareil with honor for trsit
Britain and indeH-ndence for the re-
Famine Iltrlrt of India.
New York. May 1.1. The Indian fa
mine relier committee has Issueil an
:Pl-al to the citizens, saying that
America ought to send at least Jl.OuO,-
ihiii to the famine districts of India.
College MTa oh a Haid.
Kalamazo. Midu. May 1.1. M-m-wrs
of the sophciore and junior
las'M of Kal.iinaioo broke into the
home of Rev. il. It. Adams, where the
enior were !eing entertained Thur--tv
niirht- and made it n linsact-es-fTil
attempt to carry oft the ice cream and
Proniarnt remote Dead.
Bicbruoml. Ind.. Mav 3.1. Dr. J. R.
Weijct. a-i-d a; a wir-rtton cf infen:a-
tional reputation imfai originator of
the American Surz?dhil society, died
.EST OF STATE LAWS.
Statutes of Illinois Governing In
surance Companies Pro-
TWO IMPORTANT SUITS AEE BEGUN
Clov. Tanner May Not Have to Submit
to an Operation Judge Phil-
lips Is Very 111.
Springfield. Ills.. May 11. Superin
tendent of Insurance Van Cleave yes
terday revoked the license of the Ies
Moines Life Insurance company of lies
Moines, la., under a provision of law
which comjHds all foreign companies
granted a license in Illinois to sigu an
agreement not to transfer any suit to
the Fnited States court, further agree
ing that in case such is done the II
cense shall be revoked. The lies Moines
it is alleged.
violated the agreement.
by bringing suit in the
at FHria aud securing
restraining Mr. Jane
lock Island county.
ai t ion in the state
court against the company on a iolicy
for $.1.i ni issued to her husband. Bob
err S. Montgomery, now deceased, on
the ground that false statements were
made by Montgomery in application.
Company n..l a ItrKtralniug Order.
The company late yesterday brought
t;ii i t iii the Sangamon county circuit
court asking that Superintendent Van
Cleave be restrained from revoking Us
license. A motion for a temporary in
junction will be heard as soon as Sen
ator Berry, counsel for the insurance
department, can be in this city. Coun
sel for the company held that if the li
cense was revoked they could hot do
liny business in the stale for three
years, and that their business in the
slate would ite ruined. lie contends
that some of the restrictions placed ou
foreign companies in Illinois are con
trary both to federal and state consti
tutions. Another Insurance Law Text.
The Oceanic Accident and tJtiaranty
Corporation of tJreat Britain will tile a
IM'tition for a mandamus in the su
preme court against Superintendent
Yau Cleave to compel him to license it
in this slate to do an accident and em
ployers" liability business iii addition
to business which it is already licensed
to do. The result in this case will test
tlie constitutionality of the law passed
a I the last session of tlie legislature
governing casually insurance com
panies. That part of the law which is
objectionable provides for a deposit
by companies like this one, organized
in a foreign country, of securities
a mounting to SKhi.immi in some state of
the Fnited States where they are li
censed, to be held and remain for the
benefit of the policy-holders.
GUVEKMIR TAN. VI It Mttll It I ITT KK
May He Ahle to Avoid the Knife of the
Chicago. May 1.1. There will be no
operation performed on (lovcitiot- Tan
ner in iho immediate future certainly,
and not at all unless there should be a
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Your Ice where you Please.
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IN CHILDREN'S SUITS
Wc arc Headquarters for the Facility Wash Blouse Suits.
We undersell them all.
YOU KNOW US.
recurrence or the symptom or the
trouble from which he ha In-eti suffer
ing. This was decided at a consulta
tion held Sunday afternoon at the gov
ernor's apartment at the tJreat North
ern hotel by lr. Nicholas Seuu and
his regular attending physician. Dr. B.
C. Ta lor. of Springfield.
The governor wa given n thorough
examination. and it. was decided he had
benefited so much from the treatment
given him since hi former visit here
that an operation at present wa not
luH-essary1. lie is said to have gained
several pounds iu weight. He left for
White Woman Kills a ltla. k One.
Pauville. Ills.. May 1.1. Mrs. Mary
K. Smith, white, and a colored woman
known as "Nigger l.ucy" were arrested
Sunday evening for engaging iu a
firreet tight. The police put them iu
the woman's department a single
large room of the lHiIh-e station. As
iooii as the door was locked and the
women were alone hostilities were re
newed. "Nigger l.ucy" threw Mrs.
Smith down and was kicking and bit
ing her, when Mrs. Smith drew a
Pocket knife out of her stocking and
stabbed "Nigger Buoy." Itistautly kill
Yale M'tll Take a Short Kent.
Sorliig'ield. Ills.. Mav 1.1. Judge
Yates. Bepublicau nominee for govern
or, was in the city yesterday, and said
that after the M. K. conference closes
he will so to Harbor 1't.int. Mich., to
recuperate for a month. He stated that
h thought the chairman aud secretary
of the new lb-publican slate central
committee would be F. 11. Bowe. of
Jacksonville, and Walter Fildhouse, of
Chicago, respectively, who tilled these
position iu Yates' campaign commit
tee. I'hyki.-iana Have FiiourIi Law.
Springfield. Ills.. May 1.1. At a meet
ing held in this city yesterday after
noon of ofticers of the various district
and county medical societies in the
s.ale preparatory to th eauuual meet
ing of the State Medical society, it was
decided not to ask for further medical
lcgblnt ion at the next session of the
legislature, but to give the hew med
ical practice act a fair trial.
Deftreti.laiit of .l.ihn Ahleji.
Waukegan. Ills.. May 1.1.
Miss Dorothy Bradford A Men,
.1 days, daughter of Mr. and
Arthur Aldeii. is the youngest
descendant of John and I'riscilla Al-
dcti, of Mayflower fame. Her ancestry
traces back to Uie Mayflower band of
pilgrims in a line mote direct and
(stronger than that of any descendant
in other branches of the family known
.luilue I'hillipn I Seriously III.
Ilillsboro. 111... May 1.1. The condi
tion of Judge Jesse .1. I'liillilis. of the
supremo court, ill at his home here. Is
considered critical. The watch al his
bedside i being constantly inalti-
Strike of Central Section Men.
Oecatur. Ills.. May 1.1. All the Illi
nois sectiou men here on l lie Illinois
Central have struck. They have been
getting JjJl.lo aud want .fl.r.l).
ICeTne.! to lletray HI Mur.lerer.
Marinette. Wis., May 1.1 William
Maher. a woodsman who was shot near
I'enibine. Sal unlay, 'lied early yester
day morning. He refused to the last to
divulge how the wound was inflicted.
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We show the greatest line of Men's
They are by far the best values
ever shown in the three
Wife and Children of Illinois
THROATS OF ALL ARE CUT.
No Clue to the Crime, Which
Was Apparently Com
Peoria, May 15. Mrs. Thomas
Moser, wife of a farmer living three
miles north of Treiuont. 111., and four
small children were found dead in
their home today, all having appar
ently been dead since Sunday. The
throats were cut from ear to ear. No
CLARK RESIGNS HIS SEAT.
The Montana Senator Vacate! DUpnteil
Washington, May Br. In the sen
ate today Clark, of Montana, ad
dressed the chair on the question of
personal privilege Mid presented his
letter of resignation, dated May 11.
Consideration of the resolution de
claring; tho seat vacant was postponed
BOER PEACE ENVOYS COME.
Representatives or the South African Re
public Iu N York.
New York, May 15. The steatm r
Maasdaiu with the Boer peac envoys
on board arrived today. The revenue
cutter Hudson, with a reception
committee on board, went down the
bav. and ex-Judge Van lloesen ex
tended a warm welcome to the dele
gates iu behalf of the city of New
A BIG CHEMICAL FAILURE.
I'lnlt A- Co., of lloiton,
Boston, May 15. Billings, Tlatt t
Co., manufacturing chemists, as
signed todav. The liabilities are
1104,0011: assets, f25(,000. Banks
are the principal creditors.
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Chicago. May 1.1. One death and
four prostrations were caused by the
heat yesterday in this city. Th max
imum temperature was X. Alexander;
Boost, aged .10, was found dead lu hi
room, succumbedto beat. 1